trudgen stroke


trud·​gen stroke ˈtrə-jən- How to pronounce trudgen stroke (audio)
: a swimming stroke consisting of alternating overarm strokes and a scissors kick

Word History


John Trudgen †1902 English swimmer

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trudgen stroke was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Trudgen stroke.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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